The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Acrobat
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 146 141
Contract jobs citing Acrobat 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.036% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category - 0.53% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £108 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -66.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £152 £323
% change year-on-year +60.36% -52.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.84
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.64%  

Acrobat is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 189 187 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.39% 6.70% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 119 178
Median daily rate £300 £342 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £121 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.96 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +18.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £18.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Acrobat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in Yorkshire

Acrobat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acrobat in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acrobat in Yorkshire

Acrobat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acrobat in Yorkshire